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Sunday, October 9

“Lindy in the Park” Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, October 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting (rain cancels)
| JFK Drive Lindy Hop Spot
"Lindy in the Park" Swing Dance Party (Golden Gate Park)

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers take over. This in person event resumed ...Every Sunday

EV Week 2022 at the Embarcadero Plaza (Oct. 8-9)
Sunday, October 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Sign up on Eventbrite for Test Drives of New and Used EVs
| Embarcadero Plaza (Formerly Justin Herman Plaza)
EV Week 2022 at the Embarcadero Plaza (Oct. 8-9)

EV Week 2022 is a FREE 2-day event from 11am to 3pm on both Saturday and Sunday October 8th & 9th, 2022 during Fleet Week under the Air Show on the Embarcadero Plaza, San Francisco. Sign Up for a test ride or drive spot today! ...

Free Guided Walking Tour of SF’s Mission Dolores Neighborhood
Sunday, October 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*best to sign up at www.sfcityguides.org, though walk ups are welcome
| Dolores Park - Golden Fire Hydrant
Free Guided Walking Tour of SF's Mission Dolores Neighborhood

See one of San Francisco’s oldest and most colorful neighborhoods, the Mission, where you’ll trace a history beginning with Indigenous peoples through waves of immigrants to today’s concerns of gentrification. Begin at the famous golden fire hydrant where locals successfully fought to save the area ...Every Sunday

Fleet Week 2022: Blue Angels Airshow + Full Schedule (Sunday)
Sunday, October 9 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Marina Green
Fleet Week 2022: Blue Angels Airshow + Full Schedule (Sunday)

Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival which is back in 2022 Although there is a full week of events, the epochal ...

Dogpatch Cleanup & Free Lunch for Volunteers (SF)
Dogpatch Cleanup & Free Lunch for Volunteers (SF)
Help the Dogpatch Neighborhood Association clean up in the Dogpatch. Meet at Woods Yard Park (22nd St & Minnesota St). All supplies provided. Stay afterwards for a free lunch sponsored by UCSF and to meet fellow volunteers. Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page (https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/420727/) ...
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party (SF)
Sunday, October 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skatin' Place
Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party (SF)

There is a place in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park that is heaven for Bay Area inline skaters and roller skaters who like to boogie to the funky beat on wheels. The Godfather of Skate brings his mobile DJ unit and plays groovy tunes for ...Every Sunday

Monday, October 10

FREE TIX: SF’s Dirty Joke Night at a Legendary Strip Club (North Beach)
Monday, October 10 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code FUNCHEAP (limited tickets)
| Condor Club
FREE TIX: SF's Dirty Joke Night at a Legendary Strip Club (North Beach)

The legendary Condor in North Beach turns into a pop-up comedy club on Monday nights. Instead of topless dancers, you’ll hear real dirty jokes by real dirty comedians and some of SF’s top local comics every weekend with credits like Cobbs, Punchline, SF Sketchfest, Comedy Central Clusterfest, Outside ...Every Monday

“Alcatraz Sunrise Ceremony” for Indigenous People’s Day (2022)
Monday, October 10 – 4:45 am | Cost: $11*
*Event is free, but boat tickets are $11 for adults. Free for children under 5.
| Alcatraz Island
“Alcatraz Sunrise Ceremony” for Indigenous People’s Day (2022)

The Indigenous Peoples Sunrise Ceremonies are annual events held on Alcatraz Island to honor the Indigenous Peoples of America and to promote their rights. Held annually since 1975, the Alcatraz ceremonies commemorate the protest event of 1969 where the Alcatraz-Red Power Movement (ARPM) occupied the ...

“21st Amendment” Oktoberfest in San Francisco (Oct. 10-16)
Monday, October 10 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/21st-amendment-oktoberfest-2022-tickets-420673394447
| 21st Amendment Brewery & Restaurant (SF)
"21st Amendment" Oktoberfest in San Francisco (Oct. 10-16)

Put on your lederhosen and grab your friends, the Oktoberfest countdown has begun! 21st Amendment Brewery is celebrating Oktoberfest 2022 at both our San Francisco Brewpub and our San Leandro Taproom! Come down to either location to enjoy Polka music, hearty German cuisine, the release ...

SF’s Indigenous Peoples Day Festival at Yerba Buena Gardens (2022)
Monday, October 10 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Main)
SF's Indigenous Peoples Day Festival at Yerba Buena Gardens (2022)
Free. Outdoors. Fresh. | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival Join us in celebration of San Francisco’s Indigenous Peoples Day at Yerba Buena Gardens with Native American art, music and vendors. The program highlights the vastly diverse and talented community of Indigenous artists in the Bay Area, California ...
SF Arcade Bar “Emporium” Free Game Token Night (Every Monday)
Monday, October 10 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*4 free game token if you show your California ID
| Emporium SF
SF Arcade Bar "Emporium" Free Game Token Night (Every Monday)

Emporium Arcade Bar San Francisco, the dynamic venue known for its classic arcade games, colorful, fun-loving atmosphere, and renowned drink menu, now offers four free game tokens for residents with a valid California I.D. during locals’ night every Monday. Emporium Arcade Bar offers guests a ...Every Monday

“Motown On Mondays” DJ Night (Madrone Art Bar)
Monday, October 10 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 8pm; $5 after
| Madrone Art Bar
"Motown On Mondays" DJ Night (Madrone Art Bar)

at Madrone, dance the night away with hosts DJ Gordo Cabeza and guest DJS spinning originals, exclusive remixes, and close relatives of your favorite Motown songs during M.O.M. Motown on Mondays. Motown on Mondays Every Monday | 7 pm to 2 am Madrone ...Every Monday

Tuesday, October 11

FREE TIX: HellaFunny’s Brand New North Beach Comedy Blast (Opening Night)
Tuesday, October 11 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code FUNCHEAP (limited tickets)
| Tope Lounge
FREE TIX: HellaFunny's Brand New North Beach Comedy Blast (Opening Night)

After a two-month remodel, Tope Lounge in North Beach has finally reopened and is kicking off with a brand new HellaFunny comedy night on Tuesdays w/ $2 off all specialty cocktails and wine plus a great lineup of comics who you’ll regularly see at Cobbs, Punchline, SF Sketchfest and ...Every Tuesday

SF’s Iconic Punchline Comedy Club: Secret Guest List (Oct. 11)
SF's Iconic Punchline Comedy Club: Secret Guest List (Oct. 11)

Get ready for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s iconic Punchline Comedy Club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Secret Guest List: Punchline Free Comedy Nights Punchline Comedy Club, 444 Battery., SF FREE with RSVP (otherwise tickets are $18/$20). – Must ...

San Francisco Botanical Garden’s Free Day (2nd Tuesdays)
San Francisco Botanical Garden's Free Day (2nd Tuesdays)

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 9,000 different kinds ...Monthly

Civic Center Plaza Lunchtime Concert Series (Sept. 6 – Oct. 27)
Tuesday, October 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
Civic Center Plaza Lunchtime Concert Series (Sept. 6 - Oct. 27)

Enjoy those warm, late-summer days with a free lunchtime concert in front of City Hall! Grab a seat at one of the cafe tables, and enjoy your lunch from an adjacent food truck or nearby restaurant or cafe, such as Assembly Cafe & Beer Garden (52 Grove), ...

Fists of Improv: LGBTQ+ Leather Bar’s Free Improv Workshop (SF)
Tuesday, October 11 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | SF Eagle
Fists of Improv: LGBTQ+ Leather Bar's Free Improv Workshop (SF)

Free Event, All Levels Welcome 6:30PM Door, 7PM Start Part of SF Eagle Players initiative to bring independent and experimental theatre to the SoMa. This is an improv workshop in a LGBTQ+ leather bar, expect the topics we explore to be R-Rated. What if Improv ...Every Tuesday

Trivia Night at Barebottle Brewing Co. (SF)
Tuesday, October 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to All
| Barebottle Brewing Company
Trivia Night at Barebottle Brewing Co. (SF)

Live multi-media trivia every Tuesday at 7pm. Barebottle Brewing Co., San Francisco. Free to play, win prizes. Hosted by local comedians. Teams up to 6.Every Tuesday

Comedy Blast at Neck Of The Woods with Danny Dechi & Friends
Tuesday, October 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| Neck of The Woods
Comedy Blast at Neck Of The Woods with Danny Dechi & Friends

Hosted by Danny Dechi – Comedian and world’s only pencil musician. , 7PM to 9PM Free Admission! Karaoke after the comedy Neck Of The Woods 406 Clement Street (cross 5th Avenue), San Francisco Thanks, Danny DechiEvery Tuesday

Wednesday, October 12

Vote Now for Best of the Bay 2022
Wednesday, October 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over the Bay Area
Vote Now for Best of the Bay 2022

Best Burrito? Best Dive Bar? Best Bookstore? Vote now at 48hills.org The 47th annual Bay Guardian Best of the Bay Readers’ Poll is live. This special local tradition has been going strong for almost half a century.  Vote to honor your favorites, from Best Drag ...

“Pay What You Can” Wednesday at SF’s Museum of Craft and Design
Wednesday, October 12 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Can. Visitors are welcome to pay what they can every Wednesday
| Museum of Craft and Design
"Pay What You Can" Wednesday at SF's Museum of Craft and Design

There’s no better time to visit the Museum of Craft and Design than on Pay What You Can Wednesday. MCD’s Pay What You Can Wednesday initiative strives to keep art accessible to all by giving visitors the opportunity to experience the latest exhibitions for whatever ...Every Wednesday

“Wiener Wednesday” Free Hot Dog Night at Rye (SF)
Wednesday, October 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Every Wednesday, Free Hot Dogs with every Hornitos Cocktail purchase
| Rye Bar
"Wiener Wednesday" Free Hot Dog Night at Rye (SF)

With a name like “Rye,” this bar is obviously whiskey-centric… but on Wednesday nights the bar leans towards tequila is also awesomely hot dog centric! Come to Rye Bar every Wednesday for free hot dogs with every Hornitos cocktail purchase. Mo and Kat are you ...Every Wednesday

Free Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at Golden Gate Park (SF)
Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at Golden Gate Park (SF)

Please note that as of April 2022, admission the Japanese Tea Garden now is free for San Francisco residents with valid ID. Free hours for everyone (even non-residents) are 9-10am every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The Japanese Tea Garden provides visitors from around the world ...Every Wednesday

Castro Farmers’ Market 2022 (Every Wednesday)
Wednesday, October 12 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market 2022 (Every Wednesday)

Welcome back your favorite farmers to the corner of Market and Noe Streets as they offer their amazing citrus, tasty root vegetables, honey, flowers, baked goods, and beautiful leafy greens.  Castro Farmers’ Market Every Wed., April 6 – November 16, 2022 | 3p-7p Castro Farmer’s ...Every Wednesday

Rooftop Zumba at the Park (Salesforce Park)
Wednesday, October 12 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free for all
| Salesforce Park
Rooftop Zumba at the Park (Salesforce Park)

High energy, flawlessly taught, easily learned, wildly addictive ZUMBA® has taken the world by storm. FITNESS SF brings you top-notch ZUMBA® instructors in the SF Bay Area! This program is free and open to the public.Every Wednesday